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Cornish National Flag - Cornwall - Kernow - Saint Piran's Flag
Cornwall - Kernow
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Cornwall is part of Great Britain. Cornwall, known as Kernow in the native Kernewek (Cornish) language, is considered to be one of the six modern Celtic nations. Cornwall's geographic location is a peninsula in southwestern Britain.
 
Capital: Truro
 
Population: Circa 513,000
 
Interesting facts:
 
St. Piran's flag is accepted as the flag of Cornwall.
 
Cornwall is a peninsula in southwestern Britain.
 
British writer Daphne du Maurier lived in Cornwall. She set several of her novels in Cornwall, including Frenchman's Creek, Jamaica Inn, My Cousin Rachel, Rebecca, and The House on the Strand.
 
Chapters 24 and 25 of British writer J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows are set in Cornwall.
 
The northern coast of Cornwall is popular among surfers.
 
Many Cornish people claim that the card game Euchre began in Cornwall.
 
 
 
 
Printable Worksheets
 
Cursive | Print - Printable handwriting practice worksheet for kids featuring "Cornwall"